QUESTION: SHOULD WE TRUST PEOPLE AFTER WE FORGIVE THEM?

Scriptures found urging trust in man*:
None

Scriptures found urging trust in God:
(Far too numerous to list - here are a few of the best)
II Sam. 22:3
I Chron. 5:20
Job 13:15
Psalms 2:12
Jer. 17:7

Scriptures that urge us not to trust in man:
Job 4:18; 8:14; 15:15
Psalms 118:8; 41:9 (family friend); 146:3
Proverbs 28:26
Jer. 9:4; 17:5
Mic. 7:15
II Cor. 1:9

Other vain things in which people put their trust:
Deut. 28:15 walls
Job 39:11 donkeys
Psalm 20:7 chariots and horses (tanks, etc.)
49:6 wealth
62:10 power of oppression
Isaiah 30:2-3 Egypt
42:17 graven images
59:4 vanity
Jer. 5:17 fenced cities
7:8 lying words
12:5 land of peace
Ezekiel 16:15 beauty
33:13 personal righteousness
John 5:45 Moses


Cursed is the man who trust in man and makes the flesh his strength, Jer. 17:5

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it? Jer. 17:9

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